HIV Psoriasis versus dandruff: How to tell the difference Learn about dandruff and psoriasis of the scalp. Compare the causes and treatments for both conditions, and understand more about scalp-care. Read now
Phototherapy should be considered by all adults with extensive psoriatic skin rash which does not improve adequately with topical treatment. Two options are available. UVB therapy (which uses UVB rays) is most appropriate for patients with localised skin rash (restricted to a particular area of the body) while PUVA photochemotherapy is most appropriate for thick psoriatic rash.
Occupational Dermatitis Emotional stress is associated with acute attacks of psoriasis. In one study 60% of people reported a stressful life event in the month prior to acute symptoms of psoriasis.
Close Skin Care for Developing Countries Grant Psoriasis has been linked to other health conditions. Psoriasis is not thought to cause these conditions or vice versa. Patients with psoriasis have a greater likelihood of being diagnosed with the following conditions:
The role of drugs in the induction and/or exacerbation of psoriasis. If you’re feeling embarrassed or self-conscious about your scalp psoriasis, a hat, hair accessories, or a new haircut can help you conceal your lesions and flaking. When choosing a hat or accessories, however, be sure to avoid hats that are tight or can cause friction, as they may worsen your symptoms. If you’re getting a haircut, be sure to let your stylist know about your condition, so he can take extra care when selecting hair products and cutting, washing, and styling your hair.
ePub file When I graduated from college and began working as a chemist for a large airplane company, I started reading the ingredient lists on the back of my dandruff shampoo bottles. I was so surprised to find some of the same ingredients I tested for at work were in my shampoos! Most of the ingredients were use to strip oil off metal plane parts! I don't know about you, but I didn't feel very comfortable using that shampoo anymore.
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Psoriasis is a group of autoimmune diseases that affect the skin. Autoimmune diseases cause the immune system to overreact.
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Can psoriasis be passed on genetically? While environmental factors can trigger a flare, genetic factors are thought to make a person more susceptible to psoriasis. However, it is not always passed down through the family. So what does influence the chances of getting psoriasis, and what role does 'luck' play? Find out more. Read now
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MBBS, MRCP (UK), FAMS - Dermatology Lou Gehrig’s Disease Any restrictions on activity would relate to concomitant arthritis and how well it is being controlled. Natural sunlight can help psoriasis and may explain why it is relatively rare on the face. It has been suggested that a more active lifestyle can help psoriasis, but whether this is an independent factor or more related to better weight control is less certain.
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11. Chiricozzi A, Saraceno R, Chimenti MS, Guttman-Yassky E, Krueger JG. Role of IL-23 in the pathogenesis of psoriasis: a novel potential therapeutic target? Expert Opin Ther Targets. 2014;18:513–525. [PubMed]